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First look: Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille River Oaks

First look: Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille River Oaks Steak at Perry's

When the new Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille opens its new River Oaks restaurant on Feb. 11, there will be much for Perry’s fans to take in. First, there’s the scope of the project, situated in the former California Pizza Kitchen spot – a 12,000-square-foot build-out on two levels with 150-seat signature Bar 79 on the first level […]

Restaurant roundup: Longtime steakhouse offering meal kits, chocolate shop opens second store

Local chocolate shop opens second store Chocolatier Annie Rupani founded Cacao & Cardamom in 2012 working out of rented space to cater events and fill internet orders. She debuted her first brick-and-mortar location two years later and has recently opened a second. Cacao & Cardamom is leasing 580 square feet at the River Oaks Shopping Center, according to a press […]

Openings and Closings: Killen’s TMX is Coming, Del Frisco’s Grille Kirby Departs

Izakaya WA, will open a second location in River Oaks Shopping Center in the second quarter of 2019. It claims to be Houston’s first and only Japanese-owned izakaya. WA means Japanese style or harmony. Izakaya is the term used to describe Japanese pubs which serve small dishes, a concept similar to Spanish tapas or Italian […]

First look: Cacao & Cardamom in River Oaks area

While Annie Rupani was setting up Cacao & Cardamom, her new gourmet chocolate shop, there were more than a few inquisitive passersby who popped their heads into the wee store at 2013 West Gray. Surely, the multi-tiered chocolate fountain cascading both dark chocolate and caramelized white chocolate caught their eye. Or maybe they saw the […]

Memorial City-area Japanese restaurant to add River Oaks Shopping Center location

Memorial City-area Japanese restaurant to add River Oaks Shopping Center location izakaya wa - river oaks shopping center

Izakaya Wa, a Houston-based Japanese restaurant, is expanding for the first time since debuting five years ago.  The restaurant leased 3,000 square feet at Weingarten Realty Investors’ (NYSE: WRI) River Oaks Shopping Center, according to a press release. John Wise, senior leasing director at Houston-based Weingarten, represented the landlord, and Bruce Frankel, principal at Houston-based Frankel Development […]

The Most Luxurious Garage Sale Ever Pops Up in River Oaks

A chic consignment shop like no other has swept into Houston and where else would it land than on the edge of River Oaks? The Luxury Garage Sale (LGS), a seven-year-old enterprise founded in Chicago, has opened a pop-up at 2005 West Gray in the River Oaks Shopping Center with to-die-for offerings featuring a curated selection of designer […]